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Re: Show me the money - (was Subjects as Literals)

From: Henry Story <henry.story@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 2010 12:03:10 +0200
Cc: Ian Davis <lists@iandavis.com>, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, Jeremy Carroll <jeremy@topquadrant.com>, Yves Raimond <yves.raimond@gmail.com>, Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>, David Booth <david@dbooth.org>, nathan@webr3.org, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>
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To: Patrick Durusau <patrick@durusau.net>

On 2 Jul 2010, at 11:57, Patrick Durusau wrote:

> On 7/2/2010 5:27 AM, Ian Davis wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Patrick Durusau<patrick@durusau.net>  wrote:
>> 
>>   
>>> I make this point in another post this morning but is your argument that
>>> investment by vendors =
>>> 
>>>     
>> I think I just answered it there, before reading this message. Let me
>> know if not!
>> 
>>   
> I think you made a very good point about needing examples so user can say: "I want to do that."
> 
> Which was one of the strong points of HTML.

Ok, what users will want is the Social Web. And here is the way to convince people:
"The Social Network Privacy Mess: Why we Need the Social Web"

   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=994DvSJZyww&feature=channel


( This can of course be improved) The general ideas should be clear: 
 
 dystopia: we cannot have all social data centralised on one server.
 utopia: there is a lot of money to be made in creating the social web, and thereby
    increasing democracy in the world.

 This can ONLY be done with linked data. And there is a real need for it.


	Henry
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